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The Chine Hotel

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • It's a Victorian-style hotel, with views of Boscombe Surf Reef
  • The Coastal Activity Park & Boscombe Pier are a short walk away
  • Facilities include an indoor & outdoor seasonal pool, a hot tub, a sauna & a mini gym

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97% (75 member ratings)

4.4Value for the Money


19-25 Boscombe Spa Road
Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 1AX
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The Chine Hotel is a Victorian-style property set in three acres of landscaped gardens on the edge of East Overcliff, overlooking the Boscombe Surf Reef. Boscombe Pier is an 8-minute walk away, and the main shopping areas of The Triangle, The Square and Old Christchurch Road, are within a 10-minute drive from the hotel.

The Coastal Activity Park near Boscombe Pier has loads to do -- hire a bodyboard, walk through Boscombe Chine Gardens, try the open-air gym, go on a land train or have a game of table tennis. The Oceanarium (The Bournemouth Aquarium) is a short drive away and now houses a Penguin Beach Encounter, with a deep pool, a beach, a rockery and nesting boxes.

Back at the hotel, breakfast is served in The Gallery, with a cold buffet of yoghurt, cereals, croissants and fresh fruit, or there's the option for a full fry up from the hot buffet. Dinner is also served in The Gallery from 7-8.45pm. In the summer tables are set up on the lawns, with views out to sea.

The Bath House has an indoor heated pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a mini gym and treatment rooms (pre-booking is essential and charges apply for treatments).

Bedrooms are traditionally furnished and some have sea views and balconies.

From the press:

  • "Benefiting from superb views, this popular hotel is set in delightful gardens with private access to the seafront and a sandy beach that stretches for miles" -- The AA Hotel Guide 2016
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  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Infant's cot/crib available on request for children aged 3 and under: £5 per child, per night. This does not include breakfast. 
    Extra bed available on request  for children aged 4-14: £15 per child, per night. This includes breakfast.
    Cot/crib/extra bed is limited to one per room reservation. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

Bournemouth railway station is a 6-minute drive from the hotel, or a 1.2-mile walk. Regular trains run from London Waterloo to Bournemouth and National Express buses leave from Victoria Bus Station. The hotel has ample free parking.


  • 19-25 Boscombe Spa Road
  • Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 1AX
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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